Dr. Nuruzzaman joined the University of Manchester in September 2020 as a lecturer in the Comparative and International Business research group. He received his Ph.D. in Management from Rutgers University, the USA, and his Master of Science in Economics from Tilburg University, the Netherlands. His main research interest is in the area of global strategy. He is also interested in studying responsible business practices. He has published his works in Global Strategy Journal and International Business Review. During his time at Rutgers Business School, he taught international business and strategic management. Before starting his career in academia, Dr. Nuruzzaman was an officer in the Economic Affairs Department at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat, where he was part of the team that administers the ASEAN free trade area, and the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand free trade negotiations.